UNICEF Nutrition Specialist Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNICEF Nutrition Specialist Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNICEF Kenya looking for “Nutrition Specialist”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before May 13, 2024.

UNICEF, also the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund, is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories.

UNICEF Nutrition Specialist Jobs 2024

The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on May 03, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Nutrition Specialist to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Position Nutrition Specialist – Climate Change & Food Security
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required Minimum of 3 years
Application Deadline May 13, 2024

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2024

Task description

Under the direct supervision of Nutrition Specialist Governance and System strengthening, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • 1.Support the functioning of the UNICEF climate change taskforce.
  • 2.Enhance climate change integration/mainstreaming in nutrition programmes including nutrition policies, strategies and guidelines under development.
  • 3.Develop capacity of the nutrition section to analyze and interpret the linkages of nutrition and climate change.
  • 4.Support in setting up of a volunteer network for climate change in collaboration with UNICEF global and regional teams with a focus on mainstreaming nutrition in this initiative.
  • 5.Support the national and local government to identify climate change risks, vulnerabilities and capacities to inform nutrition preparedness and response plans to climate shocks.
  • 6.Strengthen the coordination and monitoring of the nutrition response to climate shocks, within and across sectors, and among partners to ensure that no child is left behind.
  • 7.Support building back better through the development of climate shock-responsive nutrition policies, programmes and systems, supported by lessons learned and knowledge.
  • 8.Contribute to advocacy efforts towards climate action in nutrition including development of an advocacy brief on climate actions in nutrition.
  • 9.Contribute information and reporting on nutrition section actions on climate change.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in climate change, food systems, food security, public health, nutrition or similar environmental science, forestry, ecology, sociology, or related social science fields (including economics and sociology).
  • 3 years of experience in programme and/or policy support in the area of nutrition and climate change.
  • Specific experience working in nutrition and climate change and/or in relevant sectors such as environmental conservation and management, climate change mitigation and adaptation, or related fields is desirable.
  • Sound understanding of climate change related issues both at the local and global levels including sector policies, plans, strategies and key related international conventions and agreements.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNICEF Nutrition Specialist Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: May 13, 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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